U.S. Open Cup moves forward as MLS teams enter the fray this week

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Any minnows remaining find themselves in the ocean as the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup takes its fourth round bow on Tuesday night.

Will we see any Cupsets this week? Hard to say. MLS teams haven’t played a league game in over a week heading into the fourth round, while the NASL and USL are coming off weekend matches.

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Then, there’s PDL professional side Kitsap Pumas and USASA entry La Maquina FC, who would have to knock off Seattle Sounders and L.A. Galaxy to move forward. Either of those would be absolutely shocking wins.

One of those will be contested tonight, with the Galaxy hosting La Maquina.

Fourth round matches

Colorado Rapids (MLS) vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks (USL)
Real Salt Lake (MLS) vs. Wilmington Hammerheads (USL)
L.A. Galaxy (MLS) vs. La Maquina FC (USASA)
Portland Timbers (MLS) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)

Rochester Rhinos (USL) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)
Jacksonville Armada (NASL) vs. Orlando City (MLS)
Chicago Fire (MLS) vs. Indy Eleven (NASL)
New York City FC (MLS) vs. New York Cosmos (NASL)
Philadelphia Union (MLS) vs. Harrisburg City Islanders (USL)
Carolina RailHawks (NASL) vs. New England Revolution (MLS)
Columbus Crew SC (MLS) vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL)
DC United (MLS) vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers (NASL)
Minnesota United (NASL) vs. Sporting KC (MLS)
FC Dallas (MLS) vs. Oklahoma City Energy (USL)
Houston Dynamo (MLS) vs. San Antonio FC (USL)
Seattle Sounders (MLS) vs. Kitsap Pumas (PDL)